What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name BARON, ERIC M Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $82,118.55 Date 09/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LETT, EDDIE A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $82,118.40 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, CARLTON D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $82,118.24 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPINEL, DAVID P Employer name Schoharie County Amount $82,117.60 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAPNIEWSKI, JOSEPH J, III Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $82,117.42 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSIA, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $82,117.17 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPILETIC, JOHN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,116.40 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, VANESSA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,115.77 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST, DAVID R Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $82,115.71 Date 03/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MICHAEL D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,115.36 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIN, DONALD J, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,115.22 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONADIO, BLAISE T Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $82,115.21 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENT, TANYA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $82,114.92 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, DOUGLAS H Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,114.42 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBINSKI, KEVIN M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $82,113.88 Date 06/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, ROGER A, JR Employer name City of Cortland Amount $82,113.54 Date 07/31/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEZDEK, STEPHAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,113.40 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, DAVID Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $82,113.10 Date 04/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $82,112.76 Date 05/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CRAIG S Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $82,112.51 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, DENNIS G Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $82,112.51 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORKUS, LAWRENCE G Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,112.48 Date 04/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKES, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $82,111.76 Date 03/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $82,111.17 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RENE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $82,111.03 Date 11/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, DUANE S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $82,110.30 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDWAY, JAMIE R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,110.09 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNARIO, ROSEMARIE T Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $82,110.04 Date 04/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTTER, NATALIE P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $82,110.04 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, PAUL S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,110.03 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, RICHARD C Employer name Columbia County Amount $82,109.88 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCASCIO, THOMAS J, II Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $82,109.51 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERATUS, JOSIANNE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $82,109.45 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, JOHN A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $82,109.36 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTUONDO-SMITH, ELAINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,108.92 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANEK, RYAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,108.82 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNET, GEORGE D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $82,108.47 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BENJAMIN A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $82,108.47 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLEOD, VICTOR L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,108.40 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTALORA, CELIANO Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $82,108.19 Date 10/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, SALVATORE P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $82,108.12 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECK, EDWARD G, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,107.70 Date 05/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, RENALD Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $82,107.40 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYMAN, JEFFREY T Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $82,106.82 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,106.49 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, RYAN N Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $82,106.49 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZMANN, VALERIE R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $82,106.09 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURIN, NICHOLAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,105.52 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, DENISE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFOLD, MARY-ELLEN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINHA, KSHAMA G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUITY, LUCIA C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, SHELLEY A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $82,104.67 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SINDHU Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, JAYAKRISHNAN S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEGERIAN, ARLENE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUMINI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LINDA P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEBRA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNNY, KEISHA L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKS, GERALD Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MILAGROS Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYE, LUBA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, HEENA N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENO, KATHY W Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURVAL, MIRIAM A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIACCIO, LORA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $82,104.67 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSENZA, CAROL A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,104.67 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINANNI, ELLEN J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,104.67 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, LISA L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,104.67 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, WAULDRED Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,104.67 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARMEN I Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,104.67 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DARYL Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,104.67 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, IVONNE M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,104.67 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DELMA DAWN Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,104.67 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUZIE, MITCHELL F Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $82,104.67 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABONDOLO, LORI E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANSHARD, JUDITH A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,104.67 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA-CUCCARO, ANNA MARIE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,104.67 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTOBAL, LEONIDA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,104.67 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SABU Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,104.67 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, MARGARET C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,104.67 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIE, ROYAL O'H Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,104.67 Date 06/29/1962 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, RAQUEL E Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $82,104.67 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, MICHAEL R Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $82,104.50 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, LORI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,104.01 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, RHONDA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $82,103.93 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTRIDGE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $82,103.11 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, MARIKA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,103.09 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, JOSEPH P Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $82,102.86 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLMAN, DEBORAH D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $82,102.67 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, KEVIN C Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $82,102.12 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MARA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $82,102.05 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,101.76 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, DARRYL L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,101.44 Date 06/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CHRISTIAN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,101.33 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASIELLO, DOMINICK Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $82,101.15 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMA, PATRICK A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $82,100.72 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCEAU, KATHLEEN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,100.72 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System